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Hospice


Definition:

Health care unit or organizational unit of the health care unit, in which the therapeutic entity conducts stationary 24-hour medical services in kind of other than hospital services. These services may rely in particular on providing comprehensive health care, psychological and social care over patients in terminal phase of disease as well as over a families of these patients.


High-level terms

Contact person on methodology:
Marzena Żytecka-Karolak
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Amendments to the description of a concept:
  • Hospice
    Description of the concept that applied to: 15.07.2016
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